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What is RISER?

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RISER Edmonton is a collaborative producing model for theatre and interdisciplinary artists to create and present new work. RISER Edmonton will support the development and production of four new Edmonton-based projects in the 2022 season.

RISER Edmonton connects senior leadership from the performing arts community with underserved artists to maximize existing infrastructures, share resources and risk, help build new audiences, and support a commitment to create and innovate. The 2022 Senior Partners for RISER Edmonton are Edmonton Fringe Theatre, Citadel Theatre, Catalyst Theatre, and Azimuth Theatre.

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October 28, 2021

Announcing the 2022 RISER Edmonton Participants!

A bold new platform for producing theatre is coming to Edmonton! Alongside our friends at Why Not Theatre, Common Ground Arts Society is elated to announce the first four projects to participate in RISER Edmonton. Through RISER Edmonton, four Edmonton-based performing artists and companies will receive support… Read More
February 24, 2021

RISER comes to Edmonton

RISER Comes to Edmonton Common Ground Arts Society partners with Toronto’s Why Not Theatre to bring its Collaborative Producing Model to Independent Edmonton Theatre Artists Edmonton, AB (March 2, 2021) – Common Ground Arts Society (CGAS) is thrilled to announce a partnership… Read More